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How to use oakum in a sentence
Nor was even breaking stone or picking oakum to be paid for as wages, or regarded as employment.English Poor Law Policy|Sidney Webb
On the floor he spread a lot of wet oakum wads to prevent the splashing of the metal setting the floor afire.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
The oakum is forced tight enough to make a water-tight joint.
This piece of oakum is forced to the bottom of the hub, then another piece is put in.
A wad of oakum is taken and forced into the hub with the yarning iron.